On the 24th, the United States reported 45,500 cases, the highest number of cases in a single day after a prolonged streak of stagnating rates of transmission. Similar trends seem to be popping up throughout the world, and although most governments are hesitant to call this the "second wave" as economies continue to suffer from coronavirus and approval ratings plummet worldwide, Israel's government does not mince words.
The Israeli Health Ministry re-opens schools amidst rumors about large scale lifting of restrictions. Is Israel poised for a second wave?
The coronavirus continues to spread through Israel, but the rate seems to be slowing. Cautiously optimistic, the government has begun relaxing restrictions, raising the distance people may travel from their homes from 100 meters to 500 meters, re-opening limited special education programming, and allowing outdoor prayers in groups of up to 19.
The UNHRC released its database on companies operating in the West Bank. What is this database, and what does it mean for businesses operating in Israel?
After over 25,000 contract the Wuhan coronavirus, Netanyahu calls its spread to Israel “Unavoidable”.
According to the numbers just released by the Israel Bureau of Statistics, Israel has become an incredibly attractive destination. 4.5 million tourists visited the tiny nation in 2019 (a huge number for a country of just 9 million). Compare that with 2.89 million tourists in 2016, and Israeli tourism appears to be having a spate of miraculous growth.
The Israeli tourism industry continues to smash old records well into 2017. In the first 10 months of this year approximately 3.2 million visitors came to Israel. This represents a 27% increase from the same period in 2016.
Tourism is one of the largest industries around the world and for just about any country it’s essential to their very survival. For Israel, this is actually becoming even more important and it’s actually becoming even more profitable as well. In fact, in the last three months the country hit an all-time high in the amount of people who visited as a tourist in the region.
On 21 August 2014, the Israeli Finance Minister and his German counterpart signed a revised double tax treaty between Israel and Germany.
Bank Hapoalim, Israel’s largest bank, has announced a new campaign to encourage members to spend money in small and medium businesses, rather than at the major chain retailers.